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Informations and Services for guest scientists at GSI

VISA to Germany and work permission at GSI

Contact: Mrs. Silvia Engel
Department: Personal- und Sozialwesen (Personnel and Social Affairs)

Phone: +49-6159-71 2603
FAX: +49-6159-71 2105

E-Mail: S.Engel(at)gsi.de

Entry permission to GSI

In order to enter GSI one needs entry permission which is checked at the entrance gate: In order to get a permission as guest scientist (user) contact the secretary of your host department prior to your arrival at GSI.


Health insurance and Liability insurance can be bought at GSI on a daily basis.

For details contact the GSI guest-office.

Lodging at GSI

Find here information about the various possibilities to get accommodation at GSI and nearby. For any further information please contact our guest office.

GSI lodging facilities

Computer access

In order to get a computer account at the GSI computer facilities follow the procedure explained in the web: User accounts

WLAN access is available at GSI and in the GSI guesthouse on-site.

How to reach GSI

To find detailed descriptions how to reach GSI by car, plane or train, please click here: How to get to GSI.

Brochure for guest scientists

A brochure with much more detailed information for GSI's guest scientists is available at the departments' secretaries and at the guest-office.

PhD students

The PhD-Student-Wiki offers information for PhD students at GSI.